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Elective Placements

The time scale for Medical and Surgical Electives is generally from the middle of June until the end of August each year.

Please do not apply for any other time outside the above mentioned time scale.

Cardiology / Dermatology / Endocrinology / Gastroenterology / General Internal Medicine / Geriatric Medicine / Haematology / Hepatology / Nephrology / Neurology / Neurophysiology / Oncology / Palliative Medicine / Respiratory / Rheumatology / Emergency Medicine Radiology / Psychiatry / Pathology

For Medical Electives, please submit application to Elaine Gough at e.gough@svuh.ie

Cardiothoracic Surgery / ENT / Colorectal / Hepatobiliary / Gynaecology / Opthalmology / Orthopaedics / Plastic Surgery / Urology / Vascular Surgery

For Surgical Electives, please submit application to Miriam Raftery at miriam.raftery@ucd.ie

Applications for Medical / Surgical Electives should consist of the following:

  • Copy of Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Application outlining only one area of interest outlining exact dates
  • Reference letter from College Deane

N.B. Applications will only be accepted from January up until the end of March each year for the current year's placements. If you do not hear from us by the end of May, your application was not successful.